from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The American quail or bobwhite. The name is also applied to other related species. See bobwhite.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The common partridge, quail, or bob-white of the United States, Ortyx virginiana or Colinus virginianus.
- n. plural The American quails of the subfamily Ortyginæ or Odontophorinæ.
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